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BLACKFACE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does blackface mean? 

BLACKFACE (noun)
  The noun BLACKFACE has 1 sense:

1. the makeup (usually burnt cork) used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro

  Familiarity information: BLACKFACE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLACKFACE (noun)


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Meaning:

The makeup (usually burnt cork) used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("blackface" is a kind of...):

make-up; makeup; war paint (cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance)


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